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Blue and GreenThe Drive for Justice at America's Port

Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about the struggle over the future of work and the environment on the edge of the global economy. It traces the history of conflict in an industry that is not widely known, but sits at ... More

Can We Price Carbon?

Can We Price Carbon?

Barry G. Rabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037952
eISBN:
9780262346580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Economists have argued for decades that the best way to address climate change is by placing a price on the carbon content of fossil fuels. But governments in North America and beyond have struggled ... More

Planetary ImprovementCleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Planetary Improvement: Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Jesse Goldstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037822
eISBN:
9780262346139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Planetary Improvement explores the rise of an environmental politics no longer predicated upon saving the planet from capitalism, but instead upon saving the planet with capitalism. Through an ... More

Israel and the World EconomyThe Power of Globalization

Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book objective is two-fold: First, the book provides rigorous analysis of some of the major globalization episodes during the decade's long emergence of the economy of Israel. Second, the book ... More

Advanced ManufacturingThe New American Innovation Policies

Advanced Manufacturing: The New American Innovation Policies

Willian B. Bonvillian and Peter L. Singer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037037
eISBN:
9780262343398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States lost almost one-third of its manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010. As higher-paying manufacturing jobs are replaced by lower-paying service jobs, income inequality has been ... More

Globalizing InnovationState Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Patrick J. W. Egan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book considers patterns of inward foreign investment in emerging economies. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has long been recognized as a potential source of developmental benefits for host ... More

Winning TogetherThe Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More

Resigned ActivismLiving with Pollution in Rural China

Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Anna Lora-Wainwright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Pollution is one of the most pressing issues facing contemporary China and among the most prominent causes for unrest. Much of industry and mining takes place in rural areas, yet we know little about ... More

Global CitiesUrban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

During the past four decades Los Angeles and Hong Kong have come to play a critical role in the flow of goods, people, and capital; in the changes in production and consumption; and in the urban ... More

Governing through GoalsSustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Norichika Kanie and Frank Biermann (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals as an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals mark the ... More

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